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Schluss mit den Märchen: die Wahrheit über Luftklappeneinstellung, Schlagzahl und Intensität

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Jul 20, 2018
Märchen: Mit einer Luftklappeneinstellung von 10 erreichen Sie den optimalen Trainingseffekt. Wahrheit: Trainieren Sie lieber mit einer Luftklappeneinstellung von 3 bis 5. Viel zu oft sehen wir Indoor Rower, bei denen die Luftklappe dauerhaft auf 10 eingestellt ist, weil manch ein Athlet glaubt, der maximale Trainingseffekt sei nur mit der höchsten Luftklappeneinstellung zu erreichen. Continue Reading ›

What is the Erg?

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Jun 06, 2018
The family of ergometers—the Model D Indoor Rower, SkiErg and BikeErg.

An “ergometer” (“erg” for short) is a device that measures work. Concept2’s Indoor Rowers, SkiErg, and BikeErg are all ergometers and this is a feature that sets them apart from many other exercise machines on the market. Continue Reading ›

Storing your Indoor Rower

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Dec 05, 2017

The Concept2 Indoor Rower is easy to move and store. Caster wheels on the front foot allow you to wheel it around easily. Our indoor rowers are also compact enough to fit in most vehicles for transport—check out this Model D, boxed, fitting inside a tiny smart car! (Unboxed, the Models D and E fit well in most standard vehicles.) Continue Reading ›

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Pushing Through Lack of Motivation

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May 20, 2017

Most of us have been there: On the indoor rower (or SkiErg), wanting the workout to be done, but the elapsed time is just 22 seconds. Unless you’re doing a 30 second piece, the chances are you still have a long way to go.

Some days you can hop on and every stroke feels great, every push of the legs feels so powerful, and other days you would rather be eating a pizza while watching your new favorite show. So what to do? Continue Reading ›

Indoor Rower, SkiErg, or Both?

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Apr 12, 2017

Both the indoor rower and the SkiErg offer high quality exercise that is impact-free, user-controlled, and measurable. Both are based on exhilarating sports that involve legs, core, back and arms. Either one alone will provide a convenient, effective form of full body exercise.

What may be less obvious is that the two motions are highly complementary. Continue Reading ›